THIS JUST IN: Berkeley County

By Beth Henry | Sep 26, 2008

Sept. 2
Edward Carter and Denise Amoss vs. John T. Scarlett Jr.
PA - David E. Furrer; J - Gray Silver
* The plaintiffs claim that the defendant was negligent on Sept. 17, 2006, when he was operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and speeding, which caused him to lose control and strike the plaintiffs while they were in a parked golf cart in a private driveway. The plaintiffs suffered severe injuries, and they are seeking at least $350,000.
Case number: 08-C-1120

Sept. 5
Estate of Troy K. Hatcher Sr. and Ian J. Hatcher vs. Clarence E. Kline
PA - Chad Lovejoy; J - Christopher Wilkes
* The estate of Troy K. Hatcher Sr., through Victoria A. Hatcher, personal representative, and Ian Hatcher, individually, as the decedent's son, claim that Troy Hatcher Sr. was killed on Sept. 10, 2006, as a result of the defendant's negligence. Hatcher Sr. was working on Kline's roof, and he fell and struck a dump truck that the defendant had placed underneath the work area. The plaintiffs claim Kline failed to provide adequate safety equipment, and they are seeking damages in accordance with the West Virginia Wrongful Death Act.
Case number: 08-C-1133

Sept. 8
City Hospital Inc. vs. William E. Beldon
PA - Christopher Moore; J - David Sanders
* The hospital claims Beldon owes at least $56,758.46 plus interest for a total of $65,084.42 for medical services and supplies provided to him in 2006.
Case number: 08-C-1152

Sept. 9
Penny Young vs. Julie (Chuu) Le d/b/a Pro Nails
PA - Gregory Bailey; J - Gray Silver
* The plaintiff claims she received a manicure at Pro Nails on Sept. 11, 2006, and had acrylic nails placed on all 10 of her fingernails, but hours after the procedure she experienced a painful burning sensation under her nails. She called Le, who said the problem was normal and the pain should subside. It didn't and Young's fingertips became black and swollen, and then all of her natural fingernails fell off. She is seeking an undetermined amount of damages.
Case number: 08-C-1156

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